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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Draft Barossa, Light and Lower North Regional Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 February 2018 09:02am
Have Your Say About Disability Access And Inclusion In Your Community

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Draft Barossa, Light and Lower North Regional Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 February 2018 08:11am
Have Your Say About Disability Access And Inclusion In Your Community

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Whyalla's main pool back open

(Whyalla Council)
20 February 2018 5:35pm
Council crews have worked hard to get the Whyalla Recreation Centre's 25m pool back open on Wednesday ahead of schedule.

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Nairne Main Street Footpath and Landscaping Upgrade

(Mount Barker District Council)
20 February 2018 4:33pm

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Dog Behaviour Public Seminar

(District Council of Robe)
20 February 2018 3:13pm

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We need a name for our mascot

(Whyalla Council)
20 February 2018 2:42pm
Submit a name for the 2018 Whyalla uneARTh Festival mascot and your could win a double cinema pass

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2019 South Australian Wooden Boat Festival

(Alexandrina Council)
20 February 2018 2:21pm
Call for community committee members

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Events for the month

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 February 2018 12:18pm
Stay up to date with events being held in the district

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Alexandrina Council Assessment Panel

(Alexandrina Council)
20 February 2018 11:12am
Expressions of Interest sought for an Independent Deputy Member

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Relocation of the Soldiers Memorial Statue in Blackwood

(City of Mitcham)
20 February 2018 11:11am
Have your say on the relocation of Soldiers Memorial Statue by 5pm Wednesday 21 March.

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Dry Areas Licensing - Community Consultation

(Mount Barker District Council)
20 February 2018 09:35am

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Snapshot from Council's February meeting

(Whyalla Council)
19 February 2018 8:02pm
The following is a brief summation of the City of Whyalla ordinary meeting held on February 19, 2018.

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Half-price dump day in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
19 February 2018 4:56pm
The City of Whyalla is offering a half-priced dump day plus free disposal of green waste on March 4.

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Tourism Tribe

(District Council of Elliston)
19 February 2018 3:32pm

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Media Release - Northern Food Bowl DPA

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 February 2018 3:24pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) is thrilled to report that today the Northern Food Bowl Protection Areas Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been approved by the Minister for Planning, the Hon John Rau MP.

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Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 February 2018 3:21pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) has today been formally advised that a decision has been handed down by the Hon Geoff Brock, Minister for Local Government, in relation to APC's request to withdraw from the Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority (GRFMA).

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Safely dispose of your agvet chemicals

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 February 2018 3:11pm

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Employment Opportunity - Electricity Operations Officer

(Roxby Council)
19 February 2018 2:20pm

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Murray Bridge Green 2018 South Australian Masters Games

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
19 February 2018 11:50am
Come and Give it a Go! The 23rd SA Masters Games to be held in Murray Bridge in early April promises three days and festivities sport and camaraderie. Former Australian netball captain and coach Michelle den Dekker OAM and former Adelaide 36ers power forward Mark Davis, the official ambassadors of the 23 SA Masters Games urge everyone to come along and give it a go. We confident that the region will once again provide a wonderful backdrop for sportsmanlike competition and for friendships to be established and renewed. Running from 19 to 21 April, 2018, the Games are open to everyone and we hope to see over 1,000 people from across SA and Australia, compete in 22 sports across a variety of venues. To enter the Games people need only meet their sport’s minimum age, which ranges between 27 and 80+ years. Online registrations and now open so come on, give it a go and register at http://murraybridgemastersgames.com.au/

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Community information evening about groundwater contamination in Brighton

(City of Holdfast Bay)
19 February 2018 10:57pm

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Food Recall - Cadbury Caramilk

(Wakefield Regional Council)
19 February 2018 10:57pm
Mondelez International has issued a food recall for their Cadbury Caramilk chocolate with best before dates of 17/01/2019 and 21/01/2019 due to foreign matter (plastic). The product is available from most foodstores, and can be returned to your place of purchase for a full refund.

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Why waste your clothing?

(City of Mitcham)
19 February 2018 10:08pm
Is donating it to go to charity the best option? Find out more.

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South Australian Volunteers Awards program

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 February 2018 08:23am
Hon Zoe Bettison MP, Minister for Volunteers has announced that the 2018 South Australian Volunteers Awards program are open for applications as of Friday 16 February 2018.

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Premier's Certificate of Recognition for outstanding volunteer service

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 February 2018 08:18am
Hon Zoe Bettison MP, Minister for Volunteers has announced that the 2018 Premier's Certificate of Recognition for outstanding volunteer service program has opened for nominations as of Friday 16 February 2018 and closes 5pm, Monday 19 March 2018.

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Give him some colour

(Whyalla Council)
16 February 2018 4:40pm
We want you to colour-in our Whyalla uneARTh Festival mascot.

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Council Meeting Overview

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
16 February 2018 2:41pm

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Council to cut ribbon on new disability access cabin

(Wakefield Regional Council)
16 February 2018 1:47pm

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Community library makes new Friends

(Wakefield Regional Council)
16 February 2018 1:45pm
The Friends’ next meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 March at 10am in the Balaklava Community Library.

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Urgent notice for community groups

(Whyalla Council)
16 February 2018 12:05pm
Community groups in Whyalla need to know this

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February 2018 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 February 2018 11:30am

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English Conversation Tutors

(Campbelltown City Council)
16 February 2018 11:02am
Are you interested in connecting with local migrants? We are seeking English tutors to assist local migrants to build their skills in everyday Aussie conversation.

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Saturday Burning Permits March/April 2018

(Light Regional Council)
16 February 2018 09:49am
Council has resolved to support issuing permits for burning in appropriate circumstances on Saturdays as an initial trial during March and April 2018.

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2018-19 Budget Community Suggestion's

(Karoonda-East Murray)
16 February 2018 09:35am

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Replacement of Toilet Block - Foreshore

(District Council of Robe)
16 February 2018 09:25am

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Welcome to our new Asset Technical Officer

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
15 February 2018 3:12pm
Steve Watson has the new role for Council and is looking forward to the challenge.

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Media Release - Heritage Rail Trail Fuel Competition

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
15 February 2018 12:28pm

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Coffee with a Councillor

(District Council of Robe)
14 February 2018 4:53pm

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Free Food Safety Short Course - TAFE SA

(Light Regional Council)
14 February 2018 4:30pm
Light Regional Council are offering FREE Food Safety Short Courses for community volunteers on Wednesday 14 March 2018.

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Extra features on the table for jetty

(Whyalla Council)
14 February 2018 2:56pm
The schedule for construction of the new Whyalla jetty remains on track.

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Youth in Power Now Recruiting

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 February 2018 2:31pm

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2018 Whyalla uneARTh Festival line-up released

(Whyalla Council)
14 February 2018 1:22pm
Check out the amazing list of entertainers coming for this year's festival

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WRC Priority Issues - Party Responses

(Wattle Range Council)
14 February 2018 1:03pm

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Esplanade Works

(District Council of Robe)
14 February 2018 11:53am

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Draft Future Cemetery Concept Plan

(District Council of Robe)
14 February 2018 11:39am

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Draft Dog and Cat Management Plan

(Light Regional Council)
14 February 2018 11:34am
You are invited to provide feedback on the draft Dog and Cat Management Plan from Wednesday 14 February 2018 to Friday, 9 March 2018.

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Need to dispose of your unwanted agvet chemicals?

(The Berri Barmera Council)
14 February 2018 09:49am
ChemClear is coming to South Australia, you will need to register your interest by 27 April. The collection schedule will be based on the volume of chemical registrations received by region and across the state. To find out more and to register your interest, please visit http://www.chemclear.org.au/register-your-chemical/

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Another $10 microchipping day

(Whyalla Council)
14 February 2018 08:53am
The City of Whyalla is holding a $10 microchipping day on Saturday, March 3

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NBN Community Presentation

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 February 2018 3:41pm

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Come and try CPR

(Streaky Bay District Council)
13 February 2018 3:41pm
Do you know what to do in an emergency?

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Special day for a special character

(Whyalla Council)
13 February 2018 2:29pm
Family and friends have helped Ethel Andrews celebrate her 100th birthday

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PUBLIC NOTICE FROM ADELAIDE AIRPORT - Changes to Rex Arrivals at the Adelaide Airport from 13 February 2018

(City of Port Lincoln)
13 February 2018 12:20pm

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Now Open! Community Grants Program 2017/2018 - Round 2

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 February 2018 10:43pm

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Frances Folk Gathering Road closures

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 February 2018 09:37am
Between 23-25 February inclusive, Frances opens its doors and heart to folk lovers: musicians, dancers, artists and appreciators for the Frances Folk Gathering.

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Get on board for clean up day

(Whyalla Council)
13 February 2018 09:35am
Whyalla's Clean Up Australia Day is being held on March 4 from Civic Park

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Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 February 2018 09:29am
To encourage entrepreneurship Council has created the Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund. One-off cash grants are available to individuals, businesses and organisations located in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council Local Government area.

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Community Development Grants

(City of Mitcham)
13 February 2018 09:17am
Apply for funds through our Community Development Grants by Friday 30 March.

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Public Art Strategy Survey

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
13 February 2018 08:00am
Would you like to see more public art in Murray Bridge? This is your chance to share your ideas about how you would like public art to enliven our community. Tell us about the kinds of public art you would most like to see and where you would like it to be located.

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Foreshore show for mean machines

(Whyalla Council)
12 February 2018 5:09pm
A big crowd turned out for Saturday night's Xtreme Powerfest Beach Cruise

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Willora Road Eden Hills New Footpath

(City of Mitcham)
12 February 2018 4:51pm
Have your say on a draft concept plan to construct stage 2 of a new footpath in Willora Road, Eden Hills by 5pm Friday 16 March

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Media Release - Community Solar Project

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
12 February 2018 4:30pm

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Media Release - Clean Up Australia Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
12 February 2018 4:26pm

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Moving ceremony to name wetlands

(Whyalla Council)
12 February 2018 2:40pm
The Jim Pollock Whyalla Wetlands were unveiled on the weekend along with a 14-tonne monument.

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Woodville Town Hall & Fringe Season Launch

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 February 2018 2:12pm
Our iconic Woodville Town Hall is undergoing a transformation to create a vibrant, inclusive and entertaining venue, celebrating community life in the heart of Charles Sturt.

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Election Signs

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 February 2018 2:05pm
Please make sure you are following the rules when posting Elections Signs...

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Managing Little Corellas

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 February 2018 1:29pm

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Charles Sturt's Big Shed Brewing Co to get even bigger!

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 February 2018 1:04pm
With help from the City of Charles Sturt the popular craft brewery Big Shed Brewing Co has successfully received a $50k grant from the State Government and $1 million loan to build a new brewery in the western suburbs.

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Library lovers book sale

(Roxby Council)
12 February 2018 11:07am
Pre-Loved library books for sale..

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Rainwater supply after a bushfire

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
12 February 2018 10:32pm
There are some simple steps that can be taken to ensure that your rainwater supply is suitable for drinking after a bushfire.

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Cat Management Working Group - Call for expressions of interest

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 February 2018 09:03am

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More than 60 Fringe events across our City!

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 February 2018 4:35pm

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Stay in touch with Council matters in the February newsletter

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
9 February 2018 3:39pm

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Public Consultation: Draft Dog and Cat Management Plan 2018-2022

(Light Regional Council)
9 February 2018 3:37pm
Council has prepared a new Dog and Cat Management Plan to set its strategic direction for dog and cat management over the next five years.

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Breakthrough in pool repairs

(Whyalla Council)
9 February 2018 1:52pm
Council crews have located the key pipe needed to bypass a leak in the main pool at the Whyalla Leisure Centre.

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New Wakefield website a ‘vibrant, simple’ experience

(Wakefield Regional Council)
9 February 2018 1:42pm

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Getting Wakefield’s kids in the kitchen

(Wakefield Regional Council)
9 February 2018 1:41pm

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Official Opening - 17 February 2018 Riverland Regional Innovation and Sports Precinct

(The Berri Barmera Council)
9 February 2018 12:59pm
Come and celebrate the Official Opening of the Riverland Regional Innovation and Sports Precinct at 4pm on Saturday 17th February 2018.

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Event road closures in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
9 February 2018 11:01am
There will be two temporary road closures this weekend in Whyalla

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Beach cruise for Xtreme cars

(Whyalla Council)
9 February 2018 10:28pm
Some of the highest-powered vehicles in the country will be on display on Saturday night on the foreshore

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Wirrabara Silo Art - Artist Survey

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
9 February 2018 10:24pm

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Upcoming ChemClear Chemical Collection

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
9 February 2018 10:00pm
ChemClear has a collection scheduled for South Australia in June 2018 and chemical users have until 27 April to register their unwanted chemicals.

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Applications Now Open for Community Grants Program

(Light Regional Council)
9 February 2018 09:19am
Applications are now invited across a range of funding categories from Council.

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Two-day cycling event in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
8 February 2018 5:31pm
The Whyalla Cycling Club will be holding competition at the velodrome and the city streets this weekend

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Chipblitz

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
8 February 2018 4:12pm
The simple fact is a microchipped pet has a better chance of getting home quicker than one that isn’t. ChipBlitz is coming to Naracoorte (the Naracoorte Football Club) on 24 February 2018. On this day your dogs and cats can be microchipped for only $10. Bookings are essential. Click the link to book.

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Ceremony for Jim Pollock Whyalla Wetlands

(Whyalla Council)
8 February 2018 3:14pm
The public is invited to a ceremony on Saturday morning for the official naming of the Whyalla wetlands

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Mobile Food Vendors

(Alexandrina Council)
8 February 2018 1:43pm
New guidelines commence 1 March 2018

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Youth Art Competition

(District Council of Yankalilla)
8 February 2018 12:15pm
As part of the Heritage Fleurieu Coast Festival Council is running a Youth Art Competition.

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Employment Opportunity - Plant Operator (Maintenance/Construction Worker)

(Wudinna District Council)
8 February 2018 11:15am

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Commonwealth Games Baton Relay

(The Berri Barmera Council)
8 February 2018 10:38pm
The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to the Riverland! On Sunday 18 February you will be able to participate in the celebrations as the baton makes its way from Paringa (from 7.30am) through to Renmark. To mark this occasion, there will be a community celebration on the Renmark riverfront from 7.45am to 9.15am.

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Media Release - World War 2 Gates Vandalised

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
8 February 2018 08:42am

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Mayor returns from leave

(Whyalla Council)
7 February 2018 7:30pm
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer will return from leave on Monday, February 19.

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Kilburn Fruit Fly Outbreak

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 February 2018 4:15pm

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The Monitor Newspaper CE statement

(Roxby Council)
7 February 2018 2:30pm

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Port Road Drainage Project - February 2018 - Update

(City of Charles Sturt)
7 February 2018 2:19pm
The Project has now crossed the major intersections of West Lakes Blvd and Findon Road and is on track to tackle our next major intersection at Port and Woodville Roads.

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Cities working together on new initiatives

(Whyalla Council)
7 February 2018 12:57pm
The 'Transforming the Upper Spencer Gulf’ report was released in Whyalla this week.

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Mobile Food Vendor Policy

(City of Port Lincoln)
7 February 2018 10:31pm

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Lease Community Land - Millicent Italian Social Club

(Wattle Range Council)
7 February 2018 10:00pm

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Updated - Korunye Rail Crossing Road Closure and Detour

(Adelaide Plains Council)
7 February 2018 09:47am
As part of the Upper Yorke Peninsula Regional Road Network Upgrade Program, the rail crossing at Mallala, Paddy’s Bridge, Gordon and Verner Roads near Korunye will be upgraded by realigning the roads in the approach to the crossing to reduce the sharpness of bends. Please click 'Read More' for more information.

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Community Satisfaction Survey - October 2017 - FINAL REPORT

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
7 February 2018 09:19am
Council undertook a Community Satisfaction Survey in October 2017. The Final Report and Executive Summary is available here.

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Registrations Now Open!

(Roxby Council)
7 February 2018 09:00am
Register free until 25th March, 2018

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Changes to Rex arrivals at Adelaide Airport

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
7 February 2018 08:56am

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